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Articles by Helly Douglas

Helly Douglas is a UK writer and teacher, specialising in education, children, and parenting. She loves making the complex seem simple through blogs, articles, and curriculum content. You can check out her work at hellydouglas.com or connect on Twitter. When she’s not writing, you will find her in a classroom, being a mum or battling against the wilderness of her garden - the garden is winning!

20 Fantasy Prompts to Kickstart Your Writing (and a Trick for 216 Bonus Ideas)

20 Fantasy Prompts to Kickstart Your Writing (and a Trick for 216 Bonus Ideas)

Writing fantasy but stuck for ideas? Use these 20 creative prompts to kickstart your next masterpiece and learn a simple trick to generate hundreds of new ideas.

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5 Creative Ways to Teach Writing for Distance Learning

5 Creative Ways to Teach Writing for Distance Learning

Moved to remote learning? Struggling to teach writing when your students aren't in front of you? Don't panic. We've got 5 tips to help you successfully teach writing twhen your students work from home.

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15 Real-Life Writing Opportunities for Your Classroom

15 Real-Life Writing Opportunities for Your Classroom

Fed up seeing poor quality writing from your students? Stuck practising skills every day? Transform your lessons with these 15 easy classroom ideas for real-world writing outcomes.

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Does Unconscious Bias Affect Your Marking and Feedback?

Does Unconscious Bias Affect Your Marking and Feedback?

Could unconscious bias affect how you mark and respond to student work? Find out what it is, why it's a problem, and ways you can prevent unconscious bias damaging the support you offer groups of learners in your class.

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Technical Writing Game-Changer: ProWritingAid with Arbortext Editor

Technical Writing Game-Changer: ProWritingAid with Arbortext Editor

ProWritingAid's latest integration for Arbortext Editor lets you improve the quality, style, and consistency of technical writing across your business. Find out how you can use it to save time and money for your company.

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10 Engaging Ways to Teach Grammar in the Classroom

10 Engaging Ways to Teach Grammar in the Classroom

Let's make grammar great again! Here are 10 easy ideas to use in your classroom to make learning fun, effective, and memorable.

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Our Review of EssayJack: Help Your Students Write Better Essays

Our Review of EssayJack: Help Your Students Write Better Essays

EssayJack teaches students how to write critically and organise their ideas into effective essays. Read our review to find out how it could benefit you and your learners.

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The Simple Secret to Get Your Students Enjoying Editing

The Simple Secret to Get Your Students Enjoying Editing

There's a simple way to get your students enjoying editing their writing work. Look at these useful classroom examples for educators to use.

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Empathy vs Sympathy: Which One Are You Feeling?

Empathy vs Sympathy: Which One Are You Feeling?

Empathy vs Sympathy: are you confused? Here's a simple guide to help you tell the difference.

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Emigrate vs Immigrate: How Can I Tell the Difference?

Emigrate vs Immigrate: How Can I Tell the Difference?

Emigrate vs Immigrate: Are you confused about the meaning of these words? Find out their definition and simple examples to help you tell the difference.

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